Pronunciation: fāt
n.1.A fixed decree by which the order of things is prescribed; the immutable law of the universe; inevitable necessity; the force by which all existence is determined and conditioned.
2.Appointed lot; allotted life; arranged or predetermined event; destiny; especially, the final lot; doom; ruin; death.
3.The element of chance in the affairs of life; the unforeseen and unestimated conitions considered as a force shaping events; fortune; esp., opposing circumstances against which it is useless to struggle; as, fate was, or the fates were, against him.
4.(Myth.) The three goddesses, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, sometimes called the Destinies, or Parcæwho were supposed to determine the course of human life. They are represented, one as holding the distaff, a second as spinning, and the third as cutting off the thread.
Noun1.fate - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
Synonyms: destiny
2.Fate - the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of Destiny"
Synonyms: Destiny
3.Fatefate - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
Verb1.fate - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
Synonyms: destine, doom, designate
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Fatah Tanzim
fatal accident
fatal error
fatal exception
fatality rate
-- Fate --
Father Brown
Father Christmas
father figure
Father in God
Father longlegs
Father of lies
Father of the bar
Father of the Church
Father of the Faithful
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